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    To understand the future is to understand the past.

    - Sueright.
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    Brought a tear to my eye
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    Marvellous. I would share some of my own, but I fear they may be plagiarised; awe-inspiring as they undoubtedly are.
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    couldn't have said it better myself
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    (Original post by sueright)
    To understand the future is to understand the past.

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    I hate to be the bearer of bad news but that quote has already being invented.

    https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/194992-you-have-to-know-the-past-to-understand-the-present

    But great work
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    that's already a popular quote, a lot of historians use it
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    The conditional is the wrong way around to make sense. It actually says that if you want to understand the past, then you need to understand the future.

    How might you understand that which is yet to occur?
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    (Original post by gjd800)
    The conditional is the wrong way around to make sense. It actually says that if you want to understand the past, then you need to understand the future.

    How might you understand that which is yet to occur?
    To understand the future, you need to understand the past would have been more realistic.

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    Actually a similar quote in Arabic. .
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    (Original post by MiszshorTea786)
    To understand the future, you need to understand the past would have been more realistic.

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    Actually a similar quote in Arabic. .

    Yeah, they've switched it round so it doesn't make any sense unless you are Mystic Meg.
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    (Original post by gjd800)
    Yeah, they've switched it round so it doesn't make any sense unless you are Mystic Meg.
    Yes, funny how when the tenses are altered the whole quote just sounds weird.

    Mind you some individuals are' psychic' so that might assist them in telling the future? .
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    (Original post by gjd800)
    Yeah, they've switched it round so it doesn't make any sense unless you are Mystic Meg.
    But then again they were 'inventing' their own quote.

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    Dont steal the limelight.
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    (Original post by MiszshorTea786)
    But then again they were 'inventing' their own quote.

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    Dont steal the limelight.

    Right enough, I suppose it doesn't need to make sense when you think of it that way :laugh:
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    (Original post by MiszshorTea786)
    Mind you some individuals are' psychic' so that might assist them in telling the future? .
    “I don’t like to talk about the future, only about what happens next.” ~The Night King 2018
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    (Original post by The Night King)
    “I don’t like to talk about the future, only about what happens next.” ~The Night King 2018
    Your an exemption, TNK..😉
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    'Ooby dooby, ooby dooby, ooby dooby, ooby dooby'
 
 
 
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